Time Session
9:30 AM Doors open (E5 atrium)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Opening Remarks
(E5 1001)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Session A:

  • Panel:
    (E5 2108)
    • "Been There, Done That," Waterloo Engineering Society
  • Advanced Skills:
    (E5 2004)
    • "Keysight Korner: Ten Things You Didn’t Know Your Oscilloscope Could Do To Advance Your Ideas," Peter Schweiger
  • Secret Sauce: 
    (E5 3101)
    • "Team Formation: The Good, the Bad, and the Very Very Ugly," Prof. Ken McKay
    • "Who Are You Designing For Anyway?," Prof. Carolyn MacGregor
  • Industry Perspectives:
    (E5 3102)
    • "The Intersection of the Physical World and Ideas," Gary Mousseau and Aaron Shull
    • "Moving Beyond Your Capstone Project: Why 3D printing Nutella is hard!" Andrew Finkle
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Break
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Session B:

  • Panel:
    (E5 2108)
    • "Been There, Done That," Waterloo Engineering Society
  • Advanced Skills:
    (E5 2004)
    • "Tips and Tricks to Successfully Troubleshoot Your Circuits," Riccardo Caimano
  • Secret Sauce:
    (E5 3101)
    • "Urgent, Pervasive, Important: Problem-centric Design," Prof. Derek Wright
    • "Capstone Lessons Learned," Jim Baleshta
  • Industry Perspectives:
    (E5 3102)
    • "Agile Hardware and Software Development," Kevin Wright
    • "Velocity and Entrepreneurship," Jay Shah
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Pitch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Session C:

  • Panel: 
    (E5 2108)
    • "Live Design Reviews: Hardware, software, and mechanical," Trevor Smouter, Steve Lambert
  • Advanced Skills:
    (E5 2004)
    • "From Pitch to Prototype, Design Good Experience," Prof. Carolyn MacGregor
  • Secret Sauce: 
    (E5 3101)
    • "Creativity and the Capstone Project," Prof. David Wang
  • Industry Perspectives: 
    (E5 3102)
    • "Co-evolution of Hardware and Software in Biotechnology," Mike Tsay
    • ​"A to Z of AI/ML : A Quick Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Capabilities and Tools," Mark Crowley
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Keynote Speaker: "Hearing Voices: Creating Products That Matter," Kate Wilhelm
(The ​Bombshelter Pub)
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM Closing Remarks 
(The ​Bombshelter Pub)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Ask-an-Expert mixer
(The Bombshelter Pub)

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